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Level 2 Diploma in Site Carpentry

This course builds upon the skills you have previously gained at level 1 and provides the opportunity to gain valuable work experience alongside your course.

You will study flooring and roofing, frames, partitions and stairs as well as carpentry maintenance.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

The course will start in September and will take one year to complete.

What will I study?

During this course, you will cover the following:

  • Carrying out first fixing operations
  • Carrying out maintenance to non-structural carpentry work
  • Carrying out second fixing operations
  • Carrying out structural carcassing operations
  • Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries
  • Preparing and using carpentry and joinery portable power tools
  • Understanding construction technology
  • Understanding information, quantities and communication with others

You will study flooring and roofing, frames, partitions and stairs as well as carpentry maintenance.

In addition to this, you will have the opportunity to gain some work experience within the construction industry.

How is it assessed?

During this course, you'll be assessed by a range of online and practical assessments.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You should have successfully completed the level 1 study programme in carpentry and joinery. You must also have a passion for working within the construction industry and commitment to your studies.

English and maths forms an important part of your future, ensuring you achieve the best success in your chosen career. But don't worry, if you haven't got the desired grades, we will still have a course available for you.

What are the course fees?

If you are a school leaver, aged 16-18, (under the age of 19 on or before 31st August 2017), you do not pay tuition fees or examination and registration fees and may be eligible for additional support depending on your financial situation. For more information, please click here.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will have the necessary skills to progress onto a traineeship or an apprenticeship within the construction industry.

Ref: Dave Brown

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Why study Construction with us?

Workplace Environment

Develop your skills in our impressive workshops.

Interactive Experience

Your learning is practical, hands-on and heavily work experience focused.

Expert Tutors

Our tutors are experienced, industry experts and passionate about their subject too.

Showcase Your Skills

Take part in industry competitions like SkillBuild. Our students have won every year.

Progression

Your course can help you to secure an apprenticeship or a job in the industry.

Industry Links

We have strong links with employers such as Bagnalls Painting and Decorating.